International Journal of Energy Engineering

International journal of Energy Engineering is an open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, research notes, debate and short reports in all areas of energy engineering.

K. Kalidasa Murugavel

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Energy Engineering

Professor, Professor and Head, Centre for Energy Studies (CES), India

Research Areas

Solar Energy, Renewable Energy, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics


2009 Ph.DMechanical Engg., Anna University, Chennai
1991M.E.Thermal Engg., Regional Engineering College, Trichy
1984B.E.Mechanical Engg., Thiagarajar College of Engineering,Madurai Kamaraj University


23 Yrs & 8 monthsProfessor, Asso. Professor, Asst. Professor, Lecturer, National Engineering College, K.R Nagar, Kovilpatti, Tamil Nadu
1 Yr & 8 monthsLecturer, Gomathi Ambal Polytechnic, Malaiadikurichi, Tirunelveli Dt., Tamil Nadu

Publications: Journals

[1]  Progresses in improving the effectiveness of the single basin passive solar still Desalination Vol. 220 (2008) pp. 677–686.
[2]  An experimental study on single basin double slope simulation solar still with thin layer of water in the basin Desalination Vol. 220 (2008) pp. 687–693.
[3]  A study on barreling behavior of aluminium billets during cold upsetting with an extrusion die constrain at one end Materials & Design Vol. 28 (3), 2007, pp 954-961.
[4]  Modeling and Verification of Double Slope Basin Solar Still using Laboratory and Actual Solar Conditions Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Vol. 3 (2009) pp 228-235.
[5]  Single Basin Double Slope Basin Solar Still with minimum basin depth and energy storing materials Applied Energy Vol. 87 (2010) pp 514-523.
[6]  Performance Study on basin type double slope solar still with different wick materials & minimum mass of water Renewable Energy Vol. 36 (2011) pp 612- 620.

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  Experimental analysis on variation of transmittance of different thickness window glasses at different solar insolation conditions BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering Conducted during 20-22 December, 2006,Dhaka, Bangladesh.